Director, Project Planning

Harris Companies
April 9, 2021
St Paul, MN
Job Type


Harris Companies

Job Category: Project Managment
Req. Number: DIREC01272
Schedule: Full-Time
Posted Date: 2021-04-05
Location: United States - Remote Position , , USA


The Director, Project Planning performs Project Control functions related to project schedule planning, creation, execution, control, cost forecasting and reporting for a portfolio of projects.

Planning/Scheduling Construction Projects:

  • Design and develop project schedule.
  • Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
  • Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
  • Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
  • Project Controls execution support: implement/execute the schedule management expectation and processes for assigned project(s).
  • Change Management / Forecasting: Implement change management practices and appropriately capture associated schedule activities and overall impact evaluation.
  • Reporting: Develop dashboards to communicate schedule performance to teams in real time. Implement a standardized suite of schedule reports that enable senior management to make data driven decisions.
  • Analysis and Tracking: Perform trend analysis and actively evaluate project schedule performance to identify potential risk areas, validate project metrics, perform forecast scenarios, and communicate those quickly to key stakeholders.
  • Risk Assessment: Work with key management to identify project risks and lead the schedule contingency management process for assigned projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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